Education (Polytechnics) Amendment Act 2009

Part 1
Substantive provisions

Amendments to existing provisions of principal Act relating to tertiary education

4 Interpretation
  • Section 159(1) is amended by inserting the following definitions in their appropriate alphabetical order:

    combined council means a body constituted under section 222AM

    constitutents, in relation to an institution, means the people who (by virtue of section 163) constitute it

    designated polytechnic,—

    • (a) after 28 February 2010 and before 1 May 2010, means a polytechnic designated for the purposes of Part 15A by the Governor-General by Order in Council:

    • (b) on or after 1 May 2010, means any polytechnic

    polytechnic council

    • (a) means the council of a polytechnic; and

    • (b) includes a combined council

    reconstitution day,—

    • (a) in relation to a polytechnic designated for the purposes of Part 15A by the Governor-General by Order in Council, means the day on which the order comes into force:

    • (b) in relation to any other polytechnic, means 1 May 2010.